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Support for Local Air Service Grows with Creation of Community Air Service Task Force

Posted on April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nick Swartz, Ph.D., SHD Air Service Task Force Chair (540) 568-5272 swartznj@jmu.edu It has been an incredible three years for Shenandoah Valley Airport (SHD). After announcing their non-stop United Express jet service powered by SkyWest in April 2018, SHD experienced record passenger numbers, added additional flights in the […]

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Governor Northam Announces Textile-Based Engineering Firm to Expand in Staunton, Adding 31 New Jobs

Posted on April 16, 2021

Ryzing Technologies to invest $149,000 to increase capabilities Date: April 16, 2021 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Ryzing Technologies, LLC, a designer and manufacturer of textile-based engineering solutions, will invest $149,000 to expand capabilities at its facility in the City of Staunton. The company serves the U.S. military and allied forces, as well as […]

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Governor Northam Announces Major Farm Market Expansion in Rockingham County

Posted on April 14, 2021

Overlook Produce leverages success of roadside farm stand to build new packing operation and large retail market featuring Virginia-sourced produce, seafood Date: April 14, 2021 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Overlook Produce and Farm Adventures will invest over $850,000 to build a new produce packing facility and retail market pavilion in Rockingham County. Having […]

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Mary Baldwin Receives Transformational $5M Gift in Support of New Nursing Program

Posted on April 14, 2021

Richmond Philanthropists Mr. and Mrs. William H. Goodwin, Jr. Make Transformational $5 Million Gift to MBU’s Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences Date: April 14, 2021 Staunton, Va. – Mary Baldwin University (MBU) today announced that Mr. and Mrs. William H. Goodwin, Jr. have pledged $5 million to support the expansion of the Murphy Deming […]

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Sanford Holshouser Economic Development, LLC (SHEDC) Announces Affiliation of New Partner

Posted on April 14, 2021

Sanford Holshouser Economic Development, LLC (SHEDC) is pleased to announce the affiliation of their new partner, John J. Smolak, of Roanoke, Virginia. John and brings a wealth of experience having spent the last 45 years in economic and community development, in various capacities, both in the private and public sector.Most recently, John was with AEP […]

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Grow with Google

Posted on March 30, 2021

March 30, 2021 The Shenandoah Valley Partnership, in coordination with the Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center, is initiating a series of webinars to assist our investors in learning best practices and very helpful information – direct from Google! Using YouTube to Grow Your Business · April 6, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Are you thinking […]

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GO Virginia Grants Shenandoah Valley Partnership Funds for Site Enhancement

Posted on March 22, 2021

For Immediate Release: March 18, 2021 Contacts: Jay Langston, PhD Executive Director, Shenandoah Valley Partnership JLangston@theShenandoahValley.com 540.568.3259 Ashley Shickle Program Coordinator, GO Virginia Region 8 Coordinator@GOVirginiaRegion8.org 540.209.5107 SHENANDOAH VALLEY – The Virginia Initiative for Growth & Opportunity (GO Virginia) Board awarded the Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP) $821,000 to improve six sites in GO Virginia Region […]

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Virtual Cooking Show – Life is Sweeter in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

Posted on February 16, 2021

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Governor Northam Announces Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturer to Locate in Harrisonburg

Posted on February 10, 2021

Valley Guard Supply to Invest $1 million in New Facility, Create 45 jobs Date: February 10, 2021 Office of the Governor Contact: Alena Yarmosky Email: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development Partnership Contact: Suzanne Clark Email: sclark@vedp.org Valley Guard Supply LLC Contact: Andy Perrine Email: aperrine@valleyguardsupply.com Phone: (540) 560-1458 Contact: Chris Ashley Email: cashley@valleyguardsupply.com Phone: (804) 955-0252 […]

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Governor Northam Announces Ice Cream Manufacturer to Expand in Rockingham County

Posted on January 29, 2021

Smiley’s Ice Cream to Invest More than $1.15 million in New Facility, Source all Dairy from Virginia Date: January 29, 2021 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Smiley’s Ice Cream, a producer of premium, homemade-style ice cream, will build a new ice cream manufacturing facility and retail store in Rockingham County, investing more than $1.15 […]

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